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Tulin-Silver Sheryl S Department of Radiology, New York University School of Medicine, 660 1st Ave., New York, NY, 10016, - - 2014
Rapid and accurate diagnosis of appendicitis, particularly with respect to the presence or absence of perforation, is essential in guiding appropriate management. Although many studies have explored sonographic findings associated with acute appendicitis, few investigations discuss specific signs that can reliably differentiate perforated appendicitis from acute appendicitis prior to abscess ...
Silva Cicero T CT 1 Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Yale University School of Medicine, 333 Cedar St, PO Box 208042, New Haven, CT - - 2014
OBJECTIVE. The purpose of this article is to illustrate the sonographic findings of a spectrum of neonatal abdominal and pelvic cystic lesions. CONCLUSION. Neonatal abdominal and pelvic cystic lesions can arise from many organs, and they have a broad differential diagnosis. Distinctive sonographic findings may be present and can help ...
Marien Tracy T Department of Urology, NYU Langone Medical Center, New York, New York, - - 2014
Benign multicystic mesothelioma (BMM) is a benign intra-abdominal lesion that generally occurs in women in their reproductive years. A urachal cyst occurs when the epithelial-lined urachal canal fails to completely obliterate. We report a case of a 38-year-old female presenting with abdominal pain found to have a lesion highly suspicious ...
Kabbasch Christoph C Department of Radiology and Neuroradiology, University Hospital of Cologne; Cologne, Germany - - - 2014
Intradural dermoid cysts may rupture and subsequent subarachnoid dissemination of lipid droplets has been described before. However, the rupture of a spinal dermoid cyst into the central spinal canal is a rare entity. In this context, dissemination of fat into the intracranial subarachnoid space with local progression is a peculiar ...
Malone Christina A CA Defense Forensic Science Center, Digital Evidence Examiner, U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Laboratory, 4930 N 31st Street, Forest Park, GA, - - 2014
Skin features have been employed by law enforcement agencies for suspect and victim identification. Comparisons of hand have arisen in casework where images have been submitted where a face was not present but a hand was visible. This research utilizes a collection of 128 hands from employees of the U.S. ...
Wilder Fatima F Gastric and Mixed Tumor Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New - - 2014
Soft tissue sarcomas of the trunk are rare lesions, generally managed using an algorithm similar to that employed for extremity sarcomas. This review summarizes the standard treatment of truncal sarcomas and considers how these recommendations differ for each of the various common histologic subtypes observed on the trunk: desmoid, dermatofibrosarcoma ...
Thakkar H S HS Department of Paediatric Surgery, University of Oxford, John Radcliffe Hospital, Headley Way, Oxford, OX3 9DU, UK, - - 2014
The aim of this study was to establish the post-natal diagnosis and outcome of antenatally diagnosed intra-abdominal cysts between 1991 and 2013 at our institution. All antenatally diagnosed intra-abdominal cysts between 1991 and 2013 were identified using a foetal anomaly database. The cysts were monitored for resolution. In all cases ...
Zhang Junwei J Department of Diagnostic Imaging, National University Hospital, Singapore; Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, - - 2014
Thyroid nodules are ubiquitous on ultrasound but have a low risk of malignancy. Hence, risk stratification is essential before biopysing them. We aim to (a) determine the frequency and predictors of nondiagnostic fine needle aspiration biopsy (FNAB) of thyroid nodules and (b) seek correlation between sonographic features and biopsy outcomes. ...
Lallas A A Skin Cancer Unit, Arcispedale Santa Maria Nuova IRCCS, Reggio Emilia, - - 2014
Little is known about the variability of the dermoscopic criteria of squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) according to the histopathological differentiation grade. Objective To evaluate whether specific dermoscopic criteria can predict the diagnosis of poorly differentiated SCC, compared to well- and moderately differentiated SCC. Clinical and dermoscopic images of SCCs were ...
van der Marel Jacolien J *DDL Diagnostic Laboratory, Rijswijk †Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, VU Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands ‡Department of Pathology, CRESIB (Centre de Recerca en Salut Internacional de Barcelona) §Institut Clinic of Gynecology, Obstetrics and Neonatology, Hospital Clínic, Spain ∥Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, - - 2014
Human papillomavirus (HPV) is found in most women with high-grade cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN) 2/3 in cervical cytology and biopsies. Multiple high-risk HPV (hrHPV) genotypes are present in 15% to 50% of cytology samples. We have shown by laser-capture microscopy (LCM)-polymerase chain reaction (PCR) that each lesion is associated with ...
Calayag Mark M Division of Neurosurgery, Albany Medical Center, Albany, New York; - - 2014
Fetal ovarian cysts are common congenital lesions encountered in the neonatal population. These cysts are typically benign and rarely require any invasive intervention. Abdominal pseudocyst formation as a result of a ventriculoperitoneal shunt is a relatively infrequent occurrence and is similarly an uncommon cause of shunt failure. The authors present ...
Staats Paul P Departments of Pathology and Radiology, University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, MD, United - - 2014
There is little information comparing high-resolution computed tomography (HRCT) findings in UIP with different components that make up remodeling histologically. We compared histologic features with HRCT scans from 69 explants with UIP. The extent of 7 histologic features were semi-quantitated: respiratory-lined cysts, bronchiolectasis, pulmonary interstitial emphysema (PIE), lobular remodeling, areas ...
Hao Wen W Department of MR Imaging, Shandong Medical Imaging Research Institute, Shandong University, 324 Jingwu Road, Jinan, Shandong, 250021, - - 2014
To evaluate the influence of scan duration on pharmacokinetic parameters and their performance in differentiating benign from malignant breast lesions. Dynamic breast imaging was performed on a 3.0-T MR system using a prototype CAIPIRINHA-Dixon-TWISTVIBE (CDT-VIBE) sequence with a temporal resolution of 11.9 s. Enrolled in the study were 53 women ...
Arabi Nassir Alhaboob - - 2014
The gastrointestinal stromal tumour is one of the common mesenchymal tumours of the gastrointestinal tract. It originates from the interstitial cells of Cajal. Gastrointestinal stromal tumours that present outside the gastrointestinal tract are called extragastrointestinal stromal tumours; they share the same morphological and immunohistochemical characteristics. Here we describe an unusual ...
Arraiza María M Joint Department of Medical Imaging, University Health Network - Mount Sinai Hospital - Women's College Hospital, University of Toronto, 585 University Avenue, Toronto, ON, M5G 2N2, - - 2014
Cystic lesions within the peritoneum have been classified classically according to their lining on histology into four categories-endothelial, epithelial, mesothelial, and others (germ cell tumors, sex cord gonadal stromal tumors, cystic mesenchymal tumors, fibrous wall tumors, and infectious cystic peritoneal lesions). In this article, we will proceed to classify cystic ...
Jabr Fadi I FI Department of Internal Medicine, Horizon Medical Center, Dickson, TN, - - 2014
A rare case of abdominal pain secondary to endometriosis in a 52-year-old man with cirrhosis is presented. The patient had a repair of recurrent inguinal hernia 7 months prior to presentation. An exploratory laparotomy revealed a 4.5 cm × 2.5 cm cystic mass attached to the urinary bladder and the ...
Finley Richard J RJ Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Electronic address: - - 2014
Growing, small, peripheral, pulmonary nodules in patients at high risk for lung cancer lead to requests for video-assisted thoracoscopic (VATS) resection for pathologic diagnosis. The purpose of this randomized controlled trial was to determine if preoperative localization using percutaneously placed computed tomography (CT)-guided platinum microcoils decreases the need for thoracotomy ...
Esen Kaan K Department of Radiology, Mersin University Faculty of Medicine, 34. Cadde, Mersin, Turkey, - - 2014
Abdominal cystic lesions in children may originate from parenchymatous organs or from nonparencyhmatous structures. Although these lesions have well-described imaging features, proper diagnosis usually depends on the accurate determination of the origin of the lesion. Because large lesions may resemble each other it is difficult to identify the site of ...
Muñiz Nicolás G G Servicio de Medicina Interna, Hospital Virgen de la Salud, Toledo, España. Electronic address: - - 2014
We report the case of an old woman, consulting for fever, abdominal pain and constitutional symptoms one year of evolution. The differential diagnosis is between infectious, tumoral, or inflammatory disease, which may be located at the abdominal level, performing additional tests to rule out abdominal process. The existence of pain ...
Murray Cynelle C From the *Division of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and †Department of Pathology, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA; and ‡Department of Radiology, University of Wisconsin, Madison, - - 2014
We present a case of a 51-year-old woman with urinary urgency, frequency, and lower abdominal pain; she was found to have an anterior vaginal wall mass on examination. Ultrasound and computerized tomography revealed a complex solid cystic mass. Transvaginal partial cystectomy was performed; histologic examination revealed hamartoma of the urinary ...
González-Suárez Ana A Biomedical Synergy, Electronic Engineering Department, Universitat Politècnica de València , Spain - - 2014
Abstract Purpose: The aim of this study was to compare the efficacy of bipolar (BM) vs. unipolar (UM) mode of radiofrequency ablation (RFA) in terms of creating transmural lesions across the interventricular septum (IVS) and ventricular free wall (VFW). We built computational models to study the temperature distributions and lesion ...
Velioğlu Murat M Department of Radiology, Girne Military Hospital, Girne, Cyprus. - - 2014
A 21-year-old man presented with a 1-year history of intermittent attacks of abdominal distention and abdominal pain. Abdominal ultrasonography (USG) and abdominal computed tomography (CT) showed a large multicystic mass. After the operation, histopathological findings revealed a lamellated ectocyst and germinal layer with a thick outer, non-cellular membrane in the ...
Saremi Hossein H Hossein Saremi MD, Alireza Yavarikia MD, Orthopeadic Surgery Department, School of Medicine, Hamedan University of Medical Sciences, Hamedan, - - 2014
Ganglion cysts commonly occur around the shoulder, mostly in the spinoglenoid and suprascapular notches. We report a very rare case of intra articular Ganglion cyst of the long head of the biceps tendon that originated from the bicipital groove as a rare cause of shoulder pain.
Carter Brett W BW *Department of Diagnostic Radiology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX; †Department of Radiology, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan; ‡Department of Thoracic Surgery, St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, Division of Thoracic Surgery, Continuum Cancer Centers of New York, New York, NY; §Department of Radiology, The University of Missouri-Kansas City, Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City, Kansas City, MO; ‖Department of Thoracic Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo, Japan; ¶Department of Radiology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA; and #Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, - - 2014
Division of the mediastinum into compartments is used to help narrow the differential diagnosis of newly detected mediastinal masses, to assist in planning biopsy and surgical procedures, and to facilitate communication among clinicians of multiple disciplines. Several traditional mediastinal division schemes exist based upon arbitrary landmarks on the lateral chest ...
Coccia Maria Elisabetta ME Department of Clinical and Experimental Biomedical Sciences, School of Medicine, University of Florence, Florence, - - 2014
We report a rare case of rectus abdominis muscle endometriosis excised under ultrasound guidance. A 36-year-old woman came to our observation presenting an abdominal nodule located in the right side of the umbilical area. Ultrasound of the abdominal wall showed two hypoechogenic nodules in the context of the right rectus ...
Daldoul S S Surgical Unit A Charles-Nicolle's Hospital, Boulevard 9-avril-1938, 1006, Tunis, Tunisia, - - 2014
Anaphylactic shock is an exceptional mode of revelation of a liver hydatid cyst and it is in almost all cases secondary to an intraperitoneal rupture. The spread of hydatid cyst content into the bloodstream is even more exceptional. We report the case of a 36 years-an old woman who presented ...
Santos T R TR Department of Animal Pathology, CPPAR, São Paulo State University (UNESP), Jaboticabal, Brazil. Electronic address: - - 2014
Visceral leishmaniasis (VL), also known as kala-azar, is a disseminated protozoan infection caused by Leishmania donovani complex. Traditionally the definite diagnosis is made by amastigote detection in the tissue. The aim this study was to evaluate the PCR technique in stained slides of bone marrow and lymph nodes aspirates with ...
Moreno Javier J Optical and Thermal Mapping Laboratory, Arrhythmia Unit. Cardiovascular Institute. IdISSC, Hospital Clínico San Carlos, Madrid, Spain; Arrhythmia Unit. Cardiology Department, Hospital Ramón y Cajal, Madrid, - - 2014
New generation open-irrigated catheters aim to improve irrigation efficiency. This may change lesion patterns, challenging operators. Indeed, safety issues have recently arisen. We aimed to experimentally assess 4 open-irrigated catheters, comparing lesion size, safety and heat transfer. The thigh lesion model was employed in 6 anesthetized pigs to assess the ...
Dos Santos Carlos Eduardo Oliveira CE Department of Endoscopy and Gastroenterology, Santa Casa de Caridade Hospital, Bagé, RS, - - 2014
Several studies suggest that nonpolypoid lesions (NPLs) show higher aggressiveness, particularly depressed lesions. This study aimed to assess the prevalence of NPLs and presence of advanced histology in a brazilian population. 2,067 superficial neoplastic lesions diagnosed in 1,135 patients were analysed. Lesions were classified as polypoid and nonpolypoid (flat and ...
Lv Ning N Department of Medical Imaging and Interventional Radiology, Sun Yat-sen University Cancer Center, 651 Dongfeng Road East, Guangzhou, Guangdong, 510060, People's Republic of - - 2014
Ultrasound-guided diffuse optical tomography (US-DOT) can potentially detect breast carcinomas by measuring total tumour haemoglobin concentrations (TTHC). The purpose of this study was to evaluate whether vascular haemoglobin concentrations (VHC) affect the ability of US-DOT to distinguish breast carcinomas from benign. In 85 women (97 palpable lesions) referred for core ...
Kaya Bülent B Department of General Surgery, Fatih Sultan Mehmet Training and Research Hospital, İstanbul, Turkey. - - 2014
Pneumatosis cystoides intestinalis (PCI) is a rare disease. It was first described by Du Vernoy in 1793 during a cadaver dissection. Air-filled bubble-like lesions are located in the submucosa or the subserosa of the digestive tract. A 55-year-old Turkish male presented to the emergency department with complaints of recurrent abdominal ...
Kelleher Maureen E ME William R. Pritchard Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital, University of California-Davis, Davis, CA - - 2014
Objective-To evaluate the sensitivity and specificity of direct digital abdominal radiography for the diagnosis of enterolithiasis in equids and to assess the effect of the number and anatomic location of enteroliths and gas distention of the gastrointestinal tract on diagnostic sensitivity of the technique. Design-Retrospective case series. Sample Population-238 horses ...
Lee Seung Yul SY Division of Cardiology, Severance Cardiovascular Hospital, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, - - 2014
The impacts of different time courses and the degree of neointimal growth on neointimal morphology have not yet been sufficiently investigated. Therefore, we evaluated the morphological features of neointimal tissue after drug-eluting stent (DES) implantation using optical coherence tomography (OCT). The morphological features of neointimal tissue in stented segments with ...
Li Xiaoyan X Xiaoyan Li, Department of Cardiology, The General Hospital of Jinan Military Region, Jinan 250031, - - 2014
The judgment of coronary stenosis by 320-row dynamic volume CT (DVCT) and coronary angiography (CAG) is not entirely consistent. We compared them in this study. We studied 92 patients (265 lesions) with CAG and DVCT. According to the degree of matching in stenosis judgment, all lesions were divided into consistent ...
Padma S S Department of Nuclear Medicine and PETCT, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Cochin, Kerala, - - 2014
Our understanding of the association between synovial sarcoma and peripheral neurolymphomatosis is limited to a few case reports in literature. Delay in diagnosis or misdiagnosis is possible due to its insidious onset and varied presentation compounded by non-specific imaging findings. Needle biopsy also may not be confirmatory especially, in cases ...
Squara Fabien F Department of Cardiology, Pasteur University Hospital, Nice, - - 2014
Irrigated radiofrequency (RF) catheters allow tissue-electrode interface cooling, decreasing thrombus risk while enabling higher RF power delivery. The impact of irrigation with ice-cold saline (ICS) instead of conventional ambient-temperature saline (ATS) on lesion formation is unknown. We performed 120 RF ablations in vitro on porcine left ventricles, using ICS (<5°C) ...
Al Raisi Sara I SI Department of Cardiology, Westmead Hospital, Sydney, NSW, - - 2014
Aims: Radiofrequency renal artery denervation has been used effectively to treat resistant hypertension. However, comparison of lesion and thermodynamic characteristics for different systems has not been previously described. We aimed to assess spatiotemporal lesion growth and ablation characteristics of Symplicity and EnligHTN systems. Methods and results: A total of 39 ...
Hauschild Axel A University Hospital Schleswig-Holstein (UKSH), Campus Kiel, Kiel, - - 2014
To determine the biopsy sensitivity to melanoma of dermatologists in Germany and the impact of MelaFind® on their decisions to biopsy melanomas. Randomized two-armed online reader study presenting case information, clinical/dermatoscopic images of pigmented skin lesions and MelaFind results (Arm 2). Each participant was asked to review 130 pigmented skin ...
Heller Debra S DS Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, Rutgers-New Jersey Medical School, Newark, - - 2014
The clitoris may become involved by vulvar lesions. There are also lesions arising from the clitoris. A familiarity with these lesions is necessary for the high index of suspicion needed for their diagnosis.
Maksoud Safia F A SF Faculty of Medicine, Zagazig university, - - 2014
Wandering spleen is a rare clinical entity characterized by splenic hypermobility resulting from laxity or maldevelopment of the suspensory splenic ligaments. The spleen can "wander" or migrate into various positions within the abdomen or pelvis due to this ligamentous laxity. It is usually detected between 20 and 40 years of ...
Filippiadis Dimitrios K DK 2nd Department of Radiology, University General Hospital "ATTIKON", 1 Rimini str, 12462, Athens, Greece, - - 2014
Primary or metastatic osseous and soft tissue lesions can be treated by ablation techniques. These techniques are classified into chemical ablation (including ethanol or acetic acid injection) and thermal ablation (including laser, radiofrequency, microwave, cryoablation, radiofrequency ionisation and MR-guided HIFU). Ablation can be performed either alone or in combination with ...
Jorge R R Department of Pediatrics, São João Hospital Centre, Alameda Prof. Hernâni Monteiro, 4200 - 319, Porto, Portugal, - - 2014
Neurologic manifestations are present in a reasonable proportion of adult celiac patients and can be the first sign of gluten sensitivity. In children, the risk of neurological complications is lower, and gluten sensitivity with neurological presentation seems to be rare. We report a case of gluten sensitivity with severe neurological ...
Vallejo Ricardo R From the *Millennium Pain Center, Bloomington, IL; †School of Biological Sciences, and ‡Department of Chemistry, Illinois State University, Normal, - - 2014
Radiofrequency (RF) neuroablation is a common therapy for alleviating chronic pain. Larger lesion volumes lead to higher chance of ablating small sensory nerves; therefore, bipolar-RF and cooled-RF are improved alternatives to conventional monopolar-RF. This work provides an ex vivo comparison of bipolar-RF to cooled-RF lesioning in the presence of bone ...
Heller Debra S DS Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Rutgers-New Jersey Medical School, Newark, - - 2014
The mons pubis may become involved in dermatologic conditions or gynecologic lesions affecting the vulva. There are also unusual lesions that have been reported arising from the mons specifically. A familiarity with these lesions will be helpful if a patient with a lesion of the mons is encountered.
Alshenawy Hanan Alsaeid HA Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Tanta University, 25 Hamdy Gado street, Tanta, Egypt, - - 2014
Differentiating the follicular derived lesions can be challenging. Although immunohistochemistry is generally accepted as a useful ancillary technique in the diagnosis, controversy exists regarding the best marker or combination of markers to distinguish each lesion from its mimics. In this study, we aimed at evaluating multiple markers to compare their ...
Karateke Ateş A Department of Gynecologic Oncology, Medical Park Hospital, İstanbul, - - 2014
Extragenital Müllerian adenosarcomas are extremely rare tumours characterised by a stromal component of low-grade malignancy and by a benign glandular epithelial component. A 26-year-old woman was admitted to our clinic because of lower abdominal distension and left lower quadrant pain. Clinical and radiological examinations suggested an ovarian malignancy. Laparotomy revealed ...
Ramachandran Smita - - 2014
Aplasia cutis congenita is a rare developmental disorder of the skin of neonates, usually presenting as a solitary lesion over the scalp. We report an interesting presentation of AC along with the histopathological features in a neonate with extensive lesions over scalp as well as in bilaterally symmetrical areas over ...
Olasehinde O - - 2014
Wandering spleen is an uncommon entity that is rarely considered in the evaluation of patients with acute abdominal conditions. To report two cases of wandering spleen presenting with acute abdominal pain. The clinical records of the patients including preoperative evaluation, intra-operative findings and postoperative care were reviewed A 6 year ...
Mowat Alex A Obstetric and Gynaecology Registrar with Greenslopes Gynaecology and Obstetrics Group, 17 Illidge St, Coorparoo, 4151, Brisbane, QLD, Australia, - - 2014
Adenoma malignum is a rare malignancy of the cervix that often presents, as in this case, as urinary incontinence (UI). Due to this symptomatology, women with adenoma malignum are often referred to urogynecologists for investigation and management. Without a high degree of suspicion, the diagnosis is easy to overlook due ...
Estafan Ashraf - - 2014
Both causation and management of noncarious cervical lesions (NCCLs) (abfractions, wedge-shaped defects, stress-induced cervical lesions, and cervical erosion) remain debatable. A survey of clinicians' perceptions was therefore conducted at a recent professional meeting to determine optimal approaches to NCCL management. Examples of lesions differing in depth (1, 2, and 3 ...
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